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Update News: Thursday, August 2, 2012

In Thursday’s News: Researchers in process of ruling out radiation as cause of Alaska Unusual Mortality Event on ice seals; NOAA scientists want more local subsistence knowledge for mapping project; U.S. House passed bill funding Marine Debris Program.  

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Update News: Wednesday, August 1, 2012

In Wednesday’s News: Man burned in Saturday fire in Nome succumbed to injuries Tuesday; Bird flu responsible for New England harbor seal deaths, not Alaska’s UME; Pilgrim Hot Springs vandalism causes BSNC to question public access; U. S. Senate subcommittee to discuss stronger Coast Guard presence in AK.

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Bird Flu Kills East Coast Seals, Not Alaskan Seals

While researchers are still trying to figure out what is causing the illness in seals in the Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, researchers have found the cause of death for the Unusual Mortality Event declared in New England harbor seals. Just today it was announced that a type of bird flu – H3N8 – is…

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